Nov 07, 2022

Medical Assistant

$18.00 - $19.00 hourly
  • OrthoConnecticut
  • Norwalk, CT, USA
Orthopaedic Surgeon (General)

Job Description

ENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:

Direct assistant to the physician, constant patient contact, clinical assistance of patient flow and information gathering, manage physicians daily schedule, management of x-rays and medical supply inventory and ordering. .

Schedule: Monday-Friday 8am-5pm ( working 1 late night and weekend on a rotation basis)

Benefits:

  • 401(k) matching + profit sharing
  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • FSA/HSA options
  • Life insurance/AD&D/STD/LTD
  • Paid time off
  • Employee Discount Program
  • Wellness Program

RESPONSIBILITIES / WORK REQUIREMENTS:

  • Escort patients to room
  • Assist physician with all medical procedures with courteous and knowledgeable medical decision making; follow through on patient requests for information
  • Receive and handle all patient telephone calls to completion
  • Clinical/Administrative
  • Manage patient charts: receive charts from transcription, organize chart based on office policy, follow through on any incomplete paperwork or items missing from chart. Review patient charts daily for next days appointments.
  • Prepare exam rooms between each patient and prepare injections daily
  • Call in prescriptions to pharmacies
  • Order prescription pads
  • Review all charts prior to patients appointments to assure all paperwork is complete and attached
  • Stock exam rooms with supplies
  • Order medical supplies and manage inventory storage
  • Establish and update inventory of medical supplies
  • Maintain and dispose of biohazard materials
  • Act as a liaison between patient and physician, communicating messages, screening telephone calls for referral to physician.
  • Know legalities regarding confidentiality of patient records
  • Know OSHA regulations and follow correct procedures for handling biohazard materials
  • Complete forms for patients according to physicians direction for workers comp, disability, insurance, etc.
  • Other miscellaneous duties as directed by physician or supervisor
  • Monitoring physicians schedule: including on call and keeping computer system up to date

EQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Education:

  • Graduation from an accredited Medical Assistant program (RMA or CMA)
  • High school graduate or GED
  • At least one year of work experience in a medical office setting
  • Knowledge of medical office procedures and insurance verification
  • Ability to demonstrate a mature, dependable, and responsible approach when interacting with patients, physicians, co-workers, and additional outside sources
  • Proactive self-starter
  • Understands referral requirements of major third party payers
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and exceptional attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills

OrthoConnecticut, delivering exceptional care and real results has always been our mission, though we did things a little differently when we opened our doors in 1954. Today, we provide orthopedic care in a new state-of-the-art Musculoskeletal Center of Excellence, in which we provide the full spectrum of high-quality services under one roof. Now we can diagnose and treat the complete range of musculoskeletal issues for all ages in one easily accessible location with minimal wait time and a more efficient patient experience. One thing that hasn't changed since in 1954: our commitment to you

OrthoConnecticut is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

The above statement reflects the general duties considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the job.

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